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Aug 15, 2013 2:30pm PDT
obama has called off a joint military exercise involving u.s. and egyptian troops, saying that all forms of aid continue to be assessed and reviewed. billionceives $1.5 every year. they are holding an emergency meeting on the crisis following a request from france and great britain. >> violence continues in egypt and condemnation continues outside the country. barack obama expressed deep concern for the civilians caught up in the bloodshed, saying that martial law is oppression by force. the united states condemns the steps taken by the interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. >> he also announced the u.s. canceled a joint military exercise with the egyptian army scheduled for next month. criticism has come in from europe, as french president francois hollande said they must prevent civil war and david cameron called for an end to violence. pointedipp erdogan the finger at foreign powers which he says are not doing enough. >> the u.s. silence about palest
Aug 9, 2013 2:30pm PDT
following the suicide bomb attack. >> we start off with barack obama holding a press conference in the last hour dominated the edward snowden affair. the u.s. president increases measures when it comes to tapping into phone records. the banks push ahead with controversial surveillance programs. reassessromised to relations with russia, which is granted asylum to edward snowden. obamatake a listen to mr. on the surveillance. >> given the history of the abuse by governments, it is right to ask questions about surveillance. this program is an important tool in our efforts to disrupt terrorist plots. this does not allow the government to listen to any phone calls without a warrant. i understand the concerns of those who are worried that this could be subject to abuse. after having dialogue with members of congress and civil libertarians, i believe that there are steps we can take to give the american people additional confidence that there are safeguards against abuse. >> we should be able to get some reaction from this expert. thank you for joining us. barack obama speaking on the issue of mor
Aug 8, 2013 2:30pm PDT
been the response partially from obama, certainly stephen fry, the british actor, and others saying to boycott sochi. it is russian hypocrisy viewed from some. point toust briefly the international olympic committee trying to step back from this. saying, we just deal with sports. they did get political most notably with apartheid from 1964 until the tokyo game zone where. arabianr, the saudi olympic team were not going to send any women and the ioc got involved in that debate as well. are these issues comparable? those who think that obama and stephen fry are going too far say you cannot really make a comparison. >> if i were comparing it to nazi germany -- >> i think that's probably too far. >> meanwhile, the murdoch press under the spotlight for good and bad reasons. like speaking of not see germany. speaking of nazi germany. the murdoch-owned "daily telegraph," the front page on tuesday, colonel flinklink from "hogan's heroes," a pretty political segment i would say. kevin rudd helping to contest and win for his arty and that is murdoch saying, we don't want you. a lot of critici
Aug 6, 2013 2:30pm PDT
. republicans wednesday gramm and john mccain sent by president obama. they have been talking to , at this is what john mccain had to say. >> we have also said that the circumstances of the former government's removal, we have not come to egypt to dwell on the past. democracy is the only viable path to a lasting stability, national reconciliation and sustainable economic growth. and the return of investment and tourism in egypt. >> to an asia is bracing itself for protests later this tuesday. they're calling for the islamists led government to go. turmoil has mounted in recent months since the assassination of two opposition politicians. >> to killings that have struck at the heart of the opposition. shot dead outside his home, a political assassination. they prompted rallies calling for the resignation for the radical less. .hey were elected to years ago the ruling party will organize its own demonstrations in support of the efforts. it drew tens of thousands of people. the party leader says it is undemocratic and hampering their search. if they insist on bringing down the go
Aug 12, 2013 2:30pm PDT
operations before mr. snowden main these leaks. >> as president obama outlines proposals to reform the surveillance programs, the guardian newspaper reveals new details about how the
Aug 16, 2013 2:30pm PDT
after president obama
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